COPS in Los Angeles have arrested the thug they suspect was the main attacker in a vicious assault on a San Francisco Giant fan at Dodger Stadium March 13.
According to Fox News, detectives investigating the horrific assault on Bryan Stow received a tip from a parole officer who fingered Giovanni Ramirez, 31, as thug-in-chief. The L.A. man was booked for assault with a deadly weapon and is being held on $1 million bail, cops said.
Police Chief Charlie Beck said of being told that Ramirez was in custody: "He said the words I've been waiting for, for seven weeks.
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Brian David Mitchell's attorney's made the amazing claim in a four-page court filing, in an effort to persuade a judge to give him a lighter sentence.
At age 14, Elizabeth Smart was snatched from her bedroom at knife point in 2002. She was held captive by Mitchell, a homeless street preacher, and his wife Wanda Barzee for nine months.
Mitchell forced her to "marry" him in a polygamous union.
But despite the horrific nature of the crime his lawyers claim she
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Omer Ninham, now 27, was part of a four-strong group that accosted 13-year-old Zong Van as he rode back to his Green Bay, WI home with a bag of tomatoes for his family. After punching him, they chased him to the top floor of a parking ramp where they cornered him.
Along with another boy, babyfaced assassin Ninham grabbed Van by his wrists and ankles and tossed him off.
A bystander on the ground said he heard a sound: "like a wet bag of cement hitting the pavement." Now 27, Ninham had appealed his sentence for first-degree intentional homicie, calling it "cruel and unusual."
But over half-a decade after the chihuahua disappeared she was returned to her owners, who had long given her up for dead.
Owner Alejandro Pantoja had almost given up Cookie for dead after she vanished from his San Diego, CA home.
"We were surprised," he told the Union Tribune. "We had nearly given up hope on ever finding her."
He added that she seems to remember him, his wife and his three daughters.
Cookie was returned after a woman called animal services to say she found the tiny dog on her doorstep along with a black terrier.
Monica Madrigal told the paper: "I really didn't want to give the dog back because she was so cute, and I really like animals too, but I knew what the owner must have been going through."